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17 Apr 2023

Jahangirpuri in northwest Delhi came into the headlines when an outbreak of communal violence took place in the course of a confrontation between some Hindus and Muslims during a Hanuman Jayanti procession on 16 April 2022. Two FIRs (nos. 440 and 441 of 2022, Jahangirpuri PS) were filed. The investigation in FIR 440 was transferred to Crime Branch, and several persons were arrested in the course of investigations under this.

03 Apr 2023

Continuing lynching of cattle traders cause for serious concern

When will the law take action against vigilantes operating with impunity


19 Aug 2022

The Gujarat Politics of Remission



04 Nov 2020

This year marks the 36th anniversary of the genocide of Sikhs in Delhi which began on 31 October and went on till 4 November. The genocide spread to 40 cities. Official figures state that 2700 were killed in Delhi. Unofficial estimates state that the total number of deaths across India were closer to 10,000. The number of those convicted has been very low, and the process of getting justice tortuous.

27 Aug 2020

मार्च 2019 में, एनआईए स्पेशल कोर्ट, पंचकुला ने 2007 के समझौता ब्लास्ट केस में फैसला सुनाया, जिसमें 67 मारे गए और 13 यात्री घायल हुए, जिनमें ज्यादातर पाकिस्तानी नागरिक थे, जो पानीपत के पास अटारी एक्सप्रेस में सवार थे। समझौता धमाकों को अजमेर और मक्का मस्जिद विस्फोट मामलों जैसे मुस्

12 May 2020

About eighty days after the riots that convulsed NE Delhi, what is the status of the investigation into the ‘over 700’ FIRs reportedly registered, according to the Home Minister’s statement in Parliament on 11 March, two months ago?

13 Dec 2019

In March 2019, the NIA Special Court, Panchkula delivered the verdict in the Samjhauta Blast Case of 2007, which had killed 67 and injured 13 passengers, mostly Pakistani citizens, aboard the Attari Express near Panipat. The Samjhauta blasts were uncovered as part of a series of alleged Hindutva terror attacks on Muslim places of worship and areas with high concentration of Muslim population, such as the Ajmer and Mecca Masjid blast cases.

15 Mar 2019

PUDR draws attention to the illegality behind the decision of the Central Government-ruled Jammu and Kashmir to ban Jamaat-e-Islami of Jammu and Kashmir on February 28, 2019. While attention has been focussed on the escalation and de-escalation of tension between India-Pakistan, the Central Government has intensified repression in the state. The J&K administration has picked up hundreds of persons and booked them under preventive detention laws. Thus far, reports suggest over 300 persons have been detained.

17 Feb 2019

People’s Union for Democratic Rights expresses outrage over the terrorist attack in Pulwama which killed over 40 CRPF personnel on February 14, 2019 and expresses condolences to the families of the deceased. However, the aftermath of Pulwama has shown rising attacks on Kashmiris in different states, a situation which is extremely worrisome and dangerous, despite a notification advisory by the Home Ministry to all states to ensure the safety of Kashmiris.

15 Apr 2018

पी.यू.डी.आर. अपनी रिपोर्ट ‘काओ विजिलांतिज़म : क्राइम, कम्युनिटी एंड लाइवलीहुड, जनवरी 2016 से मार्च 2018’ जारी कर रहा है। इस रिपोर्ट में जनवरी 2016 से मार्च 2018 के बीच घटित गौ रक्षा के नाम पर गुंडागर्दी की घटनाओं का विश्लेषण है। इन गौ-गुंडागर्दी या विजिलांते गतिविधियों को हिंदी एवं अंग्रेजी अखबारों और तथ्यान्वेषी रिपोर्टो के माध्यम से इकट्ठा किया गया है। पी.यू.डी.आर. ने जनवरी 2016 से लेकर अब तक की 137 गौ-गुंडागर्दी (गौ-विजिलांतिज्म) गतिविधियों का लेखाजोखा तैयार किया है। इन घटनाओं में 20 हत्या की वारदाते है जिनमें कुल 29 लोगों की जानें गयीं थीं। यह रिपोर्ट आर.एस.एस.